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Center of Excellence

Staff Contacts

Jackie Linton
Director, Center of Excellence
215-686-3696

Edward Garcia
Assistant Managing Director, Project Management Officer
215-686-3646

Caitlin McDonald
Assistant Managing Director, Performance Accountability Analyst
215-686-3645

Darren Johnson
Assistant Managing Director, Instructor
215-988-8080

Suzanne O'Donnell
Administrative Coordinator
215-686-1955

Laila Alequresh
Assistant Managing Director, Performance Management Director
215-686-8420

John Curtis 
Assistant Managing Director, Performance Management Analyst
215-686-3613



Center of Excellence Course Offerings

The Center of Excellence is a valuable resource for City departments and agencies, providing support in organizational development, project management and performance management through training, consulting engagements and process improvements.

CLICK HERE to register for upcoming training courses.

CLICK HERE to watch our video and learn more about the Center of Excellence.

Project Management

The Center of Excellence has designed its Project Management program to improve the City's capability to effectively manage projects while also developing permanent project management resources within the Managing Director's Office. 

Organizational Development

The Center of Excellence is committed to building and maintaining an ecosystem for professional development through an array of training programs and consulting opportunities.

Performance Management

Our purpose is to drive excellence in City departments through the implementation of performance management tools by serving as an objective and engaged partner and resource.  We also manage the city-wide PhillyStat program, founded in 2008, which tracks and measures the Mayor's Five Strategic Goals for the City.

Returning to Learning Partnership Program

The Mayor’s Returning to Learning Partnership is a tuition discount program for City employees in partnership with area colleges and universities. The purpose of the program is to help City employees develop and continue their education.